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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea January 27, 2020
January 27, 2020

Location: Specific locations have not been announced

Event:  Protests are expected in Conakry on Tuesday, January 28 and Wednesday, January 29, 2020

The Embassy will be open tomorrow, January 28, 2020 with core staffing only.   The consular section will honor appointments for those who can safely travel to the Embassy.

  • Avoid demonstrations and crowds.
  • Monitor local media for breaking events and be prepared to adjust your plans.
  • Keep travel documents up to date and easily accessible.
  • Have evacuation plans that do not rely on U.S. government assistance.
  • Enroll in the Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP) to receive security messages and make it easier to locate you in an emergency.
  • Follow the Department of State on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Review the Crime and Safety Report for Guinea.

U.S. citizens who travel abroad should always have a contingency plan for emergency situations. Review the Traveler’s Checklist.


U.S. Embassy Conakry, Guinea

Phone number:  +224-655-10-40-00

Email address:  ConConakry@state.gov


State Department – Consular Affairs

888-407-4747 or 202-501-4444